3 Reasons Why Happiness Is Not Enough

3 Reasons Why Happiness Is Not Enough

Popular movies and books lead people to believe spies are coerced to work for the U.S. government. To be successful, the FBI agent resorts to either sheer force or extortion to goad the foreign spy to be cooperative.  Once beaten into submission, the free world...
4 Simple Ways You Can Impress Your Boss

4 Simple Ways You Can Impress Your Boss

I joined the FBI to make a difference, but I soon learned that I’d need to develop the self-esteem to impress my boss before important cases would be assigned to me. Otherwise, I’d be relegated to second tier on the squad. That meant I’d run investigative leads...
How To Fool People And Look More Confident

How To Fool People And Look More Confident

One of the first things I learned as an FBI agent was that the public had expectations when I walked through the door. They expected a confident, polished, and competent agent to listen to their concerns. Their first impression was the critical metric by which they...
5 Reasons You Need To Dump Your Loser Friends

5 Reasons You Need To Dump Your Loser Friends

High school was not easy for me. I never cared for the teenage wasteland parties. An exciting Friday night in my little Wyoming town was to drag main and turn up the volume on our car radios. Girls got married and guys got drunk. I wanted to be somewhere else. I...

Are YOU Mentally Tough?

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Mental toughness is believing you will prevail in your circumstances rather than believing your circumstances will change. Find your Mental Toughness score - see where you excel and what areas need attention.